If you are going to hit a deer, what can you do? If the deer goes through the windshield, it can kill you with its dangerous hooves. Is there a proper way to hit a deer? Some people will tell you to speed up into the deer in order to point the hood upwards. You should not do this. Here is what to do:
From the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Although deer-vehicle collisions can cause extensive vehicle damage, most serious injuries and fatalities are caused by drivers taking evasive actions," said Kathy Swanson, director of Driver and Vehicle Services with the Department of Public Safety. "Drivers need to avoid swerving into oncoming traffic or leaving the road which can cause them to hit a tree or other object. It's safer to hit a deer than to risk hitting another vehicle or a fixed object such as a tree," she said. "Apply your brakes firmly, hold onto the steering wheel and bring your vehicle to a controlled stop.